Category Archives: Fun

Review: Mount Gay Rum Goodies

Mount Gay Rum Twitter Tasting I’ve been lucky enough to be on a Mount Gay twitter tasting tonight… I’m still quite new to rum, I know I like it, but I haven’t tried many varieties, so it’s great to try … Continue reading

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Article: Deconstructing Wood’s Rum

Deconstructing Wood’s Rum – #WoodsTT I’m lucky enough to have been involved with a Twitter Tasting, looking at Wood’s Rum… and deconstructing it’s three component parts, tasting them separately before then trying the finished article… not something you get to do … Continue reading

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New Whisky Term: Cash Strength

<mini post> Just a quick post this one… but today I seem to have accidentally invented a new term: “Cash Strength”. This generally refers to new releases that *aren’t* Cask Strength, but certainly appear to priced as if they were! … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Calendars!

Whisky (and other) Advent Calendars! Awesome! So… in what is pretty much a tradition now, Master of Malt / Drinks by the Dram has once again got lots of lovely boozy advent calendars for your Christmassy enjoyment, 24 x 3cl … Continue reading

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Focus on Fentimans: Smart Soft Drinks

Fentimans: Alcohol Free Christmas Party Winners? Have you heard of Fentimans? If not, let me quickly fill you in…  Thomas Fentiman, a West Yorkshire iron worker, began the business in 1905 when he was given a recipe for botanically brewed … Continue reading

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Review: Battle of the Blends – The Judging

Whisky Mag’s Battle of the Blends in association with Master of Malt So, Dave ‘The Rummager’ Broom and Neil ‘Copper Dog’ Ridley have been set a challenge by the Whisky Mag along with Master of Malt… which of the two … Continue reading

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Review: SWIG and their Amazing Hip Flasks

“9 months ago, David Galbraith sold everything he owned and moved across the country to pursue his vision of making the world’s best hip flask brand. SWIG® is a seamless stainless-steel Hip Flask which can be supplied with a wide … Continue reading

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